| Apr 9, 2013
| 2:50 AM
The Virginia Department of Transportation is seeking sponsors to help pay for its 511 traffic information system and safety service patrol.
Virginia's 511 system provides free, real-time information about traffic conditions, construction delays and...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 1:02 PM
One lane of Interstate 81 South will be closed Wednesday night between mile markers 146 and 150.
Virginia Department of Transportation crews will be repairing the median.
The lane closure will begin at 10 p.m., and will last until 6 a.m.
| Apr 15, 2013
| 7:27 AM
Multiple traffic stops are scheduled for Wednesday on the Route 17 Coleman Bridge spanning the York River between 10 a.m. and noon.
Virginia Department of Transportation maintenance crews will have three traffic stops of about 10 minutes duration each...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 5:14 AM
A vigil in Albemarle County will honor Virginia transportation employees killed in roadway work zones.
The Virginia Department of Transportation says the vigil is scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday at the VDOT Workers' Memorial on eastbound Interstate 64 on...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 12:37 PM
A multi-vehicle accident is causing major delays on Interstate 81 North in Roanoke County.
According to the Virginia Department of Transportation, the north right shoulder is closed at mile marker 141.
Drivers can expect delays of about 5 miles.
| Mar 29, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Drivers should expect major delays at mile marker 81 on Interstate 81 North in Wythe County due to congestion.
According to the Virginia Department of Transportation, traffic is backed up about four miles.
| Mar 30, 2013
| 3:45 PM
10:30 p.m. update:
We've spoken with a Virginia State Trooper who was on the scene of the crash.
He says charges are pending against the driver. She had apparently lost control of her car and slammed into the guardrail.
She was taken to the...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 2:40 PM
The names of the three people killed in the 95 car pile-up on Interstate 77 in Carroll County on Sunday have been released.
William M. Sosebee, 33, of Allen, Ky., was a passenger in a vehicle that collided with a tractor-trailer in the southbound...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 9:20 AM
The Virginia Department of Transportation asks race fans driving to and from Martinsville Speedway for Sunday’s STP Gas Booster 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Race to follow recommended traffic patterns as posted on signs and message boards.
| Apr 4, 2012
| 2:52 PM
Donna Milstead has a bird's eye view.
From her deck in Roanoke County she's seen the evolution of the construction project on route 11/460.
"I've enjoyed really watching it, all the stuff they're doing 'cause it's really amazing. They'll dig up one hole...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 2:48 PM
WDBJ7's Tim Saunders reports that the First National Bank in Altavista caught fire around 3 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.
The bank's CEO says there were six employees and one customer in the bank when it caught on fire. Everyone was able to get out safely....
| Apr 12, 2012
| 7:47 AM
A construction project over Interstate 81 is causing major concern for business owners in the area.
Work on this bridge, at Exit 86 in Wythe County was scheduled to begin Monday.
The bridge replacement project would close the entire bridge for more than...